Feb 23, 2013 1:30am PST
link to the pbs series "after newtown" and much more. i'm jamie floyd. thank you so much for watching, and good night. gwen: reality check. how real is the march 1st budget cutting deadline. how pervasive is the hacker campaign. and two months after newtown, what's changed? tonight on "washington week." >> f.b.i. agents will be furlowed. federal prosecutors will have to let criminals go. >> now he's going to tell us that oh, it's all our fault. >> this is damaging to national security. secretary pennetta has been saying it for 16 months. gwen: across the board budget cuts. but as fingers are pointed in washington, is the sky really falling? who is hacking the u.s.? itself company, it's government, itself citizens and what are we doing about it? plus, two months after newtown. >> families of newtown deserve a vote. gwen: as a week of special pbs coverage of gun violence draws to a close, we examine the ongoing debate in washington, in state houses in city halls. >> if a gun that was used 69 days ago to slaughter 20 children and six adults isn't an assault weapon, then they don't exist.
Feb 24, 2013 4:00pm PST
details the thousands of gun-related crimes reported in 2012. there's also a link to the pbs series "after newtown" and much more. i'm jamie floyd. thank you so much for watching, and good night. >>> the following kqed production was produced in high definition. ♪ >>> calories, calories, calories! >> wow, it rocked my world! >> it just kind of reminded me of boot camp. >> i don't know what you had, but what i had was great. >> it almost felt like country club food to me. >> don't touch. it's hot! >> i gotta tell you, you people are getting me all excited with all these dis ♪ >> hi! i'm leslie sbrocco, welcome to "check, please! bay area," the show where regular bay area residents review and talk about their favorite restaurants. now, we have three guests, each one recommends one of their favorite spots and the other two go to check 'em out to see what they think. this time --
Feb 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
, it's in effect in just nevada county. spencer michels of the pbs "newshour" reports. >> i wanted the world to know what a wonderful, incredible person she was. >> reporter: for more than a decade, nick and amanda wilcox have been advocating timely treatment and early intervention for the severely mentally ill. in the hopes they won't become violent. 12 years ago, their 19-year-old daughter, laura wilcox, a college sophomore, was murdered while she was working over christmas break in a mental health clinic in nevada county, california. >> at about 11:30, a client at the clinic came in and shot laura four times at pointblank range through the glass. >> what we know now after the fact is that he had late onset paranoid schizophrenia. >> reporter: laura's murderer, scott thorpe, killed two others then went home and took a nap. he was eventually sentenced to a locked mental hospital for life. >> we felt that laura's death was a result of a failed mental health system. >> we wanted to help prevent people from being so mentally ill that they would commit a violent act. >> reporter: hele
Feb 23, 2013 12:30am PST
hook have sparked a new national dialogue about guns. pbs has dedicated much of this week's programming to exploring the alarming rise of gun violence around the country and especially to so-called rampage killings. yet in many urban communities, some right here in northern california, people live with pervasive gun violence on a daily basis. tonight, we devote our full program to the topic of gun violence here in the bay area. later we'll hear from a panel of experts. but first, a group of citizens fed up with the violence are pleading to be heard. their story was reported in collaboration with students from the uc berkeley graduate school of journalism. >> what do we want? >> peace! >> when do we want it? >> now! >> every saturday morning a group of oakland residents gathers at a site of a recent murder to protest gun violence in their city. >> stop the violence! stop the violence! do something! >> they call themselves s.a.v.e., an acronym for soldiers against violence everywhere. >> we are soldiers. we're out here in the rain, cold, doing what we do. >> s.a.v.e. was start